Cavaliers suffer defeat at the hands of Athens

TROY — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team has started slower than expected and lost its last game to Troy Athens last Friday, 80-69. The Cavs still have plenty of time to right the ship, but face a very competitive schedule the rest of the way. Athens jumped out to an early lead and led, 20-16, after the first quarter. The […]

Board rejects firefighters contract

FLINT TWP. — A proposed firefighters contract reached after lengthy mediation went up in flames at the township board meeting Monday night. A tentative agreement with the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1425, was rejected in a 3-3 vote with Supervisor Karyn Miller, Clerk Kim Courts and Trustee George Menoutes voting in its favor and trustees Frank Kasle, Belenda […]

Three Cavs 5-0 at Rochester Adams

ROCHESTER — Carman- Ainsworth had three wrestlers go 5-0, and the Cavaliers placed fifth as a team last Saturday in the Rochester Adams Invitational. Malik Dawkins won all five of his matches at 112 pounds, Jacob Weissend did the same at 145 and Lorenzo Redmond was 5-0 at 152 to lead Carman-Ainsworth. Brandon Wesley was third at 130 and Tae […]

Couple talks about Iran’s alleged death sentence against their son

FLINT TWP. — Ali and Behnaz Hekmati, a township couple, are distressed by reports that their son has been sentenced to death in Iran, accused of being an American spy. Unconfirmed reports say Amir Hekmati, 28, who for a time attended Carman- Ainsworth schools, has been found guilty of charges made when he was detained in August of 2011. His […]

Raiders return to ice

Anti-bullying message forging widespread bonds

FLINT TWP. — Young people from different school districts are uniting against a common enemy — bullies. One example was a joint meeting Thursday between Empathy for All (EFA), an anti-bullying group formed last year at Carman- Ainsworth High School and the Power of 100, a similar group started two years ago at Swartz Creek High School. Students met at […]

Sports Shorts

The mountain beckons those with need for speed BRIGHTON — Mt. Brighton’s guys and gals seven-week racing season begins Wednesdays at 7 p.m. with opening night on January 4. The team racing is for seven-member teams, but people can enter individually or as a team. Open to all levels, the format is a dual course format with runs taking place […]

In brief

Maker of specialty vehicles to address business group FLINT TWP.— June Nagle, business unit manager for Android Industries, Flint campus, will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the West Flint Business Association, at noon Jan. l8, at the Old Country Buffet restaurant, G-3583 Miller Rd. in the Genesee Crossings/Target Plaza. Android builds vehicles for the disabled and […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Under the microscope

The NFL playoffs did not provide Lions a touchdown return. The Lions much drama over the weekend at all. would have been up, 21-7, at that The Cincinnati “Crazy Helmets” bungled point. A critical and turning-ofmomentum their way to a loss in Houston, 31- type play. The difference 10. It was a good game until is Detroit went three-and-out and […]

Tomorrow’s business leaders vie in skill-building programs

FLINT TWP. — Local students interested in business careers demonstrated their skills in competitions during the Region 7 Leadership Conference of Business Professionals of America (BPA) held last Friday at Baker College-Flint. But after many years of participation, Carman- Ainsworth students were not among them. CA advisors Tom Klee and Leslie Holt decided to try out other educational options, said […]

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